Commercial Van Sales In America - December 2015 And 2015 Year End

2016 Ford Transit high roof
U.S. sales of commercial vans jumped 23% in December 2015 and ended 2015 up 19% compared with the 2014 calendar year. The overall category improved by 66,284 sales in 2015 and grew far faster than the overall new vehicle industry, which produced gains of less than 6%. 

Full-size vans, led by the overall leader, Ford's Transit, posted a 14% year-over-year improvement in 2015. The Transit and its E-Series predecessor/partner owned 51% of the category. 

USA commercial van sales chart 2015 calendar year
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The smaller Ford Transit Connect, meanwhile, fended off new challengers from Ram and Chevrolet to produce a 21% year-over-year increase to 52,221 sales in 2015, the sixth consecutive year of growth for the Transit Connect. 55% of the small commercial vans sold in America in 2015 were Transit Connects.

You can click any model name in the tables below to find historical monthly and yearly U.S. auto sales data. You can also select a make and model at GCBC's Sales Stats page. This table is now sortable, so you can rank commercial vans any which way you like. Suggestions on how GCBC should break down segments can be passed on through the Contact page.

Click Column Headers To Sort • January 2016 • November 2015December 2015
Van
December
2015
December
2014
%
Change
2015
2014
%
Change
1088
506115%10,283 530 1840%
7361
561131.2%63,382 79,352 -20.1%
3722
5256-29.2%50,788 103,263 -50.8%
12,547
10,03025.1%117,577 20,448 475%
5280
50125.3%52,221 43,210 20.9%
2781
172561.2%21,992 26,641 -17.5%
4046
328823.1%29,889 25,745 16.1%
1924
155423.8%16,958 14,890 13.9%
1781
153216.3%17,31713,385 29.4%
38
1370-97.2%3222 11,311 -71.5%
4279
303640.9%28,345 18,039 57.1%
3011
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Full-Size Commercial Vans ³
36,660
30,50020.2%328,931 288,378 14.1%
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Small Commercial Vans ²
11,198
842033.0%94,167 68,436 37.6%
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Total
47,858
38,92023.0%423,098 356,814 18.6%
Source: Automakers
Sprinter & Metris sales combined by Mercedes-Benz, not GoodCarBadCar, and displayed with full-size commercial vans for the time being.

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